Honey’s not just for sweetening your tea! Add depth of flavor to a dish by drizzling in a little honey or use it to compliment tangy, spicy recipes like this one.
Chili Lime Chicken with Honey
— 2 tablespoons chili powder
— 1 tablespoon mild honey, preferably local
— 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
— 1 teaspoon salt
— 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
— 4 whole chicken legs (2 lb), thighs and drumsticks separated
Put oven rack in upper third of oven and preheat oven to 425°F. Line bottom of a 15- by 10-inch shallow baking pan with foil and set an oiled large metal rack in pan.
Stir together chili powder, honey, lime juice, salt, and pepper in a large bowl, then add chicken and turn to coat completely.
Transfer chicken to rack, arranging in 1 layer, then bake, turning over once, until cooked through, 30 to 35 minutes.
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